Haitian Flag Day

Haitian Flag Day Quick Facts

2023 DateMay 18, 2023
2024 DateMay 18, 2024
Haitian Flag Day

Haitian Flag Day History

Haitian Flag Day is a Haitian holiday that celebrates the creation of the Flag of Hait which occurred during the Haitian revolution in 1791. Haitian Flag Day is celebrated each year on May 18th.

Haitian Flag Day Facts

  • The current flag of Haiti was first revealed in 1806 by President Alexandre Pétion and was reintroduced to the country in 2012.
  • According to Trading Economics, in 2022, Haiti has a population of about 11.7 million people.
  • According to Restavek Freedom, local history states that the color blue on the Haitian flag represents Haiti’s African residents, while red represents those of mixed European and African descendants.

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